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AMD's Polaris Architecture

AMD's Polaris Architecture

Polaris is the name of the 4th generation of the GCN architecture from AMD. It was launched in mid-2016 with two chips. They are processed in 14 ...
Kaby Lake (Core i7-7500U) Review: Skylake on Steroids

Kaby Lake (Core i7-7500U) Review: Skylake on Steroids

Surprisingly powerful. Not a new architecture and not a new process – but Intel's gently optimized Kaby Lake generation still manages a significant frequency and performance jump. We tested the new Core i7-7500U.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX |
Intel Kaby Lake: All Details and Information about the Launch of the 7th Processor Generation

Intel Kaby Lake: All Details and Information about the Launch of the 7th Processor Generation

Intel just announced the new Intel Core processors from the 7th generation with the code name Kaby Lake. We have summarized all the details, information, and specifications.
Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays GDDR6 to 2018

Samsung delays production of GDDR6 memory until 2018, anticipates greater performance and efficiency over GDDR5X.
gamescom 2016 | MSI Lineup of Gaming Notebooks with Nvidia Pascal GeForce GPUs

MSI Lineup of Gaming Notebooks with Nvidia Pascal GeForce GPUs

MSI is one of the first manufacturers of gaming notebooks to announce its full lineup of gaming systems with new Nvidia GeForce GTX 10 GPUs based...
Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

Pascal Debut. After many notebooks based on the brand new high-end GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 GPUs have passed through our hands, we can now take a look at the equally exciting GTX 1060. Is the 16 nm architecture also convincing in this case? The Schenker XMG P507 provides the answers.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Some Kindle users have trouble connecting their device to a PC running Windows 10. (Photo: Amazon)

Windows 10: Amazon Kindle can cause blue screen

With the Anniversary Update, Microsoft has also created some new problems: Amazon's e-reader Kindle is experiencing problems with Windows 10.
Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

85% Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

Let the games begin. Asus sent us one of the first 15-inch notebooks with the extremely fast Pascal GPU GeForce GTX 1070. The informed reader expects big performance gains and is not disappointed. The manufacturer focuses on continuity for the other aspects of the system, which is usually the correct decision.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Penguin Tux is the official mascot of Linux, he is celebrating his 20th anniversary.

25 years of Linux: Happy anniversary!

Congratulations, little penguin! 25 years ago, Linus Torvalds announced his own open-source OS.
HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

81% HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

Affordable, but not perfect. HP does not even charge 700 Euros (~$790) for its new Windows detachable, which comes with a Core-m processor, a digitizer and a keyboard dock. But how does the device compare with the much more expensive Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.5 kg
MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

83% MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

Thinnest Pascal yet. This complete chassis overhaul provides GTX 980M-level graphics performance in a smaller, lighter, and cooler package. Fan noise is still a stumbling point for a series that delicately balances between a razer-sharp design philosophy and enthusiast-level GTX GPUs.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.4 kg
HP FQ3 2016 financial results show dropping profits and revenue

HP FQ3 2016 financial results show dropping profits and revenue

Revenue from the manufacturer's Printing business is down 18 percent YoY while sales of notebooks are up 8 percent.
Intel: Detailed Kaby Lake road map leaked

Intel: Detailed Kaby Lake Road Map leaked

The expected launch of Intel Kaby Lake dual-core processors seems to be confirmed again. First-gen chips (with DHCP 1.4) should be released in September, chips with the new stepping (and DHCP 2.2 support) in the end of December or the start of January in combination with the quad-core processor from the S- (desktop) and H-series (mobile).
HP Sure View privacy screens coming to the EliteBook 840 and 1040

HP Sure View privacy screens coming to the EliteBook 840 and 1040

The company will be the world's first to incorporate privacy screens with adjustable levels of privacy to thwart passers-by and "visual hackers".
There are not many new features to see, but there are less bugs in the latest Windows 10.

Windows 10: New Update for Anniversary Edition

New update KB3176934 brings Windows 10 to version 14393.82. New features are non-existant, but there are many bug fixes.
Intel: Kaby Lake quad-core ULV processors in 2017

Intel: Kaby Lake Quad-Core ULV Processors in 2017

With the rumored launch of the next CPU generation "Kaby Lake" right ahead of us, we should also see quad-core ULV processors from Intel for the first time. There seem to be 15 and 18-Watt models with four cores and Intel HD Graphics GPU.
Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

87% Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

Desktop replacement! The latest model of the ROG-series is supposed to be a big leap in terms of performance. Thanks to the brand-new and powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 from the new Pascal lineup, the chances are not bad. This article will find out whether this plan works and if Asus can beat the rivals.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.5 kg
Face Off: Apple MacBook 12 Core m3, Core m5, and Core m7

Face Off: Apple MacBook 12 Core m3, Core m5, and Core m7

Core m3, m5 or the m7? Apple's MacBook 12 is available with different processors. Therefore, many users would want to know which chip they should get. Is the inexpensive Core m3 sufficient, or should you get the faster Core m7? And what are the implications on the heat development as well as the battery runtimes? We will answer all these questions in the following article.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 927 g
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Andro...
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Don't call it lapotp. The gigantic Sky X9E2 mostly contains desktop components. (Picture: Eurocom)

Eurocom Sky X9E2: Massive gaming notebook with desktop components

Canadian manufacturer Eurocom presents a massive gamine notebook with desktop components wheighing 5,6 kilos and supporting up to 6 TByte of mass...
AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

AMD announces new Zen architecture for a launch by Holiday 2016

A tech demo shows an octa-core Zen CPU edging out the Core i7-6900K in clock-to-clock benchmark tests. AMD "Naples" and Raven Ridge" platforms fo...
HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

88% HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

Happy without a fan. Despite its passively cooled Core-m processor, the EliteBook 1030 G1 can convince with excellent application performance, great input devices and a bright IPS display. Did HP create the new reference in the subnotebook segment?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Microsoft promising free Holographic update for Windows 10 PCs in 2017

Intel and Microsoft will iron out the specifications and hardware necessary to bring "mixed reality" VR applications to all mainstream Windows 10...
Notebooks: Asus is the biggest supplier of Gaming Notebooks

Notebooks: Asus is the biggest supplier of Gaming Notebooks

Not MSI is the biggest supplier for gaming notebooks, but Asus. At least Asus now claims the title for themselves. The advantage is particularly ...
Asus unveils ROG G752VS with GeForce GTX 1070

Gamescom 2016 | Asus unveils ROG G752VS with GeForce GTX 1070

The small refresh swaps out the Maxwell GPU for new Pascal ones with GTX 1060/1070 options starting at 1999 Euros.
Nvidia Pascal for Notebooks: In-depth Benchmarks for the Geforce GTX 1080 (SLI), GTX 1070, and GTX 1060

Nvidia Pascal for Notebooks: In-depth Benchmarks for the Geforce GTX 1080 (SLI), GTX 1070, and GTX 1060

Desktop power in a laptop! We provide you with an exclusive benchmark comparison including many current PC games of all new mobile graphics solutions from Nvidia. This comparison covers the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 SLI, which is the new top model, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070, and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060. These are the successors of the Maxwell chips GTX 980, 980M, and 970M. How well do the new GPUs perform compared to their predecessor? How big is the performance loss compared to their desktop counterparts with the same name? This in-depth review will provide you with all the answers.
Update 08/19.: New GTX 1060 benchmarks with more than 30 games added!
Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Top dog. Following Nvidia’s launch of its Pascal architecture for desktop systems a few weeks ago, the power-efficient 16 nm technology is now available for notebooks as well. Asus has been one of the first manufacturers to sample the top model GeForce GTX 1080. Stage free for the 18-inch G800VI.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.5 kg
Intel and ARM collaborate to develop 10 nm parts

Intel and ARM collaborate to develop 10 nm parts

Intel agrees to manufacture ARM based SoCs on its 10 nm HPM process.
HP updates Omen 17 notebook with GTX 1070 graphics

Gamescom 2016 | HP updates Omen 17 notebook with GTX 1060/1070 graphics

The Omen series is expanding with GTX 1060/1070 options for notebooks and 1080 options for the Omen X desktop. New SteelSeries accessories are co...
Lenovo expands its Y series with the Y910 AiO, Y910 notebook, and Y710 Cube

Gamescom 2016 | Lenovo expands its Y series with the Y910 AiO, Y910 notebook, and Y710 Cube

All new devices are coming later this year and will sport Pascal with starting prices in the 1699 to 2799 Euros range.
EVGA SC17 now updated with GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

Gamescom 2016 | EVGA SC17 now updated with GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

The overclockable hardware will return largely untouched including the 4K UHD panel and accessible internals.
HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook Review

84% HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook Review

Pushing its luck? With the ProBook 650 G2, HP debuts a 15.6-inch laptop that aims to achieve decent runtimes thanks to its frugal ULV processor. Our report reveals what customers should consider when buying this device and where the ProBook is situated in terms of performance.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
HP EliteBook 725 G3 Subnotebook Review

82% HP EliteBook 725 G3 Subnotebook Review

More Middle-Class, Less Elite. HP shows their loyalty to AMD by using an AMD APU in their new subnotebook, the EliteBook 725 G3. Sadly, the price tag of roughly 1,000 Euros (~$1133) does not match the performance of this device. Our test model offered short battery life, a noisy fan and a dark screen with low contrast and poor viewing angles.
AMD Pro A10-8700B | AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Intel: First Kaby Lake Benchmarks leaked

Intel: First Kaby Lake Benchmarks leaked

The launch of Intel's next CPU generation seems to come closer. For the first time, we now have benchmarks and they give us the first chance for a comparison with the current Skylake generation. So much upfront: The integrated graphics unit in particular is once again getting a big performance boost.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

August 2016 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

August 2016 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularl...
Gigabyte P37 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

Gigabyte P35 & P37 receive NVIDIA Pascal graphics

Both notebooks come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, a Skylake Intel Core i7 processor, as well as an optional DDR4 2400MHz memory upgrade.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

August 2016 update. Here you will find the best current multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mo...
Gigabyte P55 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

Gigabyte updates the P55 & P57 series with NVIDIA Pascal

The 17.3-inch P57 now features GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, while the smaller P55 has a GeForce GTX 1060 graphics adapter under the hood.
Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

The manufacturer is expected to show off a host of products and refreshes next month in Berlin including unannounced MotoMods and Yoga convertibl...
MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI reveals ultra-slim GS73VR Stealth gaming notebook

With the main body made of high-density aluminum alloy, this light gaming laptop uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and a Skylake processor, a...
Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Born for 4K. Fans of high-resolution gaming are often faced with performance problems. Even the flagship model from Nvidia’s Maxwell generation, the GTX 980, struggles in 3840 x 2160. The situation is much better with the Pascal successor GTX 1080. This is confirmed by the Asus GX800, which is even powered by an SLI configuration.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.7 kg
MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

87% MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

Pascal power. The GT72S has been renewed as the GT72VR in time for Nvidia's all-powerful mobile Pascal series. While some new features have been added, a few have also been removed to make room for the higher-end GT73VR.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

85% MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

Clear statement. In line with the notebook launch of Nvidia's Pascal architecture, MSI announces a new high-end system based on the GeForce GTX 1070. The performance of the GT62VR is not only supposed to beat devices with the GTX 970M, but also notebooks equipped with the GTX 980M by quite a margin. Our review will find out if that is the case.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.9 kg
MSI GE62VR Apache and GE72VR Apache gaming notebook series now official

MSI announces GE72VR and GE62VR Apache series

Positioned as high-value gaming notebooks, the GE72VR and GE62VR Apache come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and Intel Core i7 processors.
HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

76% HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

Loud gamer. It's got the looks of a multimedia notebook and the GPU of a gaming machine. While versatile, the system runs much louder than your standard Ultrabook even during low loads.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3 kg
MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro ultralight gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI unveils GS63VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook

This slim 4.2-pound gaming notebook is powered by the high-end Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor and uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI announces GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator series

These two new gaming notebooks for enthusiasts feature 4K displays and come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook with Intel Core i7 K series and GeForce GTX 1080 SLI

MSI unveils GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook

This ultimate gaming machine features a 17.3-inch display, a Intel Core i7 K series processor, and support for dual GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 in SLI m...

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